Press Release- Annual Billiard University Summer Boot Camps Continue to Draw International Students ~ by Dr. Dave

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Contact: Dr. Dave Alciatore

Phone: (970) 482-8229

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Annual Billiard University Summer Boot Camps Continue to Draw International Students

July 15, 2019 (Fort Collins, CO): The seventh annual Billiard University (BU) Summer School Boot Camps concluded the weekends of July 5-7 (Overview Course) and July 12-14 (Advanced Course). This year’s groups included students from Peru and Germany. Each weekend convened at 9AM Friday morning at Match Up’s Bar & Grill in Fort Collins, Colorado for two and a half days of intense learning.

Over the past seven years students have traveled from all over the U.S., as well as Canada, Dubai and Japan just for the opportunity to learn from “Dr. Dave” Alciatore and his team of instructors, Samm Diep-Vidal and Randy Russell. Each year the team finds ways to improve the camp for the following years.

Testimonials from the 2019 camps:

“By far the best pool instruction available anywhere! This is my second time attending the Advanced Course and it won’t be my last.” TJ B., Arkansas

“Instruction book is very comprehensive and detailed. Having been shown the way toward using/controlling left/right sidespin (BHE/FHE) has opened up a whole new world of possibilities.” Robert B, Colorado

“Great instructors, love the variety of approaches and teaching provided by all three instructors.” Luke M.

Players left the Overview Course with a better basic understanding of fundamentals through video analysis and personal attention, cue ball control, kicking/banking, breaking & jumping, as well as individualized training on specific areas. The Advanced Course delved into the finer subtleties of precise cue ball control, pattern play, effectively aiming with spin, kicking and banking systems with precision & diamond systems, break/jump/masse shots, along with racking and breaking strategies and secrets.

The 2020 camp dates will be announced soon. This year’s camp saw a wait list for both weekends so don’t wait to sign up!

About Billiard University ( & its Summer Boot Camps

“Dr. Dave” Alciatore created the original boot camp in 2013 as a way to complement his unique BU curriculum which features a series of compressive shots that are each tailored to measure and help improve fundamentals, aiming, stroke, stop/follow/draw control, and cue ball position control. The camps are instructed by Dr. Dave, Samm Diep-Vidal and Randy Russell. All the materials for the exams are available to download for free at and based on the score, students can earn the title of Bachelor, Masters or Doctorate of Billiards.

Editor: Chris Freeman
Author: Dr. Dave” Alciatore

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